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Newsline: Afghan diplomat killed in embassy in Pakistan

An Afghan diplomat was shot dead on Monday by a guard at the Afghan consulate in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi in a personal dispute, officials said. The consulate’s third secretary was killed by the consulate guard, also an Afghan national, who has been arrested, police official Saqib Ismail told Reuters. “The guard used his automatic weapon, firing multiple bullets,” Mr Ismail said. Afghanistan’s ministry for foreign affairs issued a statement identifying the murdered diplomat as Mohammed Zaki Abdu.

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/asia-pacific/afghan-diplomat-killed-in-embassy-in-pakistan-1.2965468

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